Hiking is an excellent way for new Scouts to learn outdoor skills. The Tenderfoot hiking requirements ensure that less experienced Scouts are safe and prepared while out on the trail.
5a Explain the importance of the buddy system as it relates to your personal safety on outings and in your neighborhood. Use the buddy system while on a troop or patrol outing.
5b.Describe what to do if you become lost on a hike or campout.
5c. Explain the rules of safe hiking, both on the highway and crosscountry, during the day and at night.
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